Anacreon

3050
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1811BWAS-1793
Launched1.5.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned3.8.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revivedBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Joseph Tucker (c.1760-1831)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Foundered28.2.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 9"Imperial Feet32.947 
Length of Keel91' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet27.7463 
Breadth29' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet8.8456 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen427 1394Tons BM 

Armament


1.5.1813Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1806121Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
5.1813 - 28.2.1814Commander John Davies (d.1814)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1809Laid down at Ringmore, S DevonBWAS-1793
8.1810Taken apart and moved to Plymouth DY after the builder, Mr. Owen went bankruptBWAS-1793
28.2.1814Lost with all hands in a storm in the Channel en route from LisbonBWAS-1793

 

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